About Us

Abu Dhabi Women's College (ADWC) features first-class learning and recreational facilities, including film and sound studios and fully equipped computer and science laboratories with the latest technology and equipment. ADWC offers a range of programs in Applied Communications, Business, Education, Engineering, General Education, Health Sciences and Information Technology, Work Readiness as well as a growing Continuing Education section.

ADWC has two campuses, in the City and in Khalifa A. Students in both campuses enjoy an active campus life with numerous college activities planned throughout the year.


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Director: Sultan Karmostaji

Year Opened: 1988

Enrollments (Semester 1, 2012): 2,216

Credentials Awarded: 8,635

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In the News

  • KCWC Students Grow Environmental Awareness with Pre-Schoolers
    The HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College’s Student Sustainability Club and Student Council teamed up with the HCT Faculty of Education and the Abu Dhabi Education Department (ADEC) recently to host a ‘Green Day’ for a group of 22 KG2 students from the Al Rudwan Kindergarten in Khalifa City.
  • ADWC Students’ Winning Design Fronts the Avenue at Etihad Towers
    Two HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College students attended the recent public opening of their design on a hoarding outside Etihad Towers after winning twofour54’s ‘Avenue at Etihad Towers Mural Design Competition’, which was open to students and professional designers.
  • KCWC Baader Volunteers Bring Joy to ZHO Open Day
    The HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College (KCWC) Baader Volunteering Club participated in the tenth Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs’ (ZHO) 10th Open Day Festival last week at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.
  • KCWC Students Volunteer at Plantation Week
    The HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College’s (KCWC) Baader Volunteering and Student Sustainability Clubs provided volunteers to operate a booth at the 35th annual Plantation Week, held in Formal Park by Abu Dhabi Corniche from March 1-5.
  • KCWC’s Baader Volunteers Empower Primary School Students
    The HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College’s (KCWC) Baader Volunteering Club organised an event entitled ‘How to give back to your Community and Make a Difference’, for a group of students at the Al Wathba School, to help them think about how they can make a difference to their community.
  • ADWC Holds Schools Day for Potential New Students
    The HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College (ADWC) welcomed over 300 prospective students and their teachers from ten feeder schools last week, to give their students an overview of the opportunities available to them as future ADWC students.

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